David Barton

Top TX Republican: Abortion Causes Global Warming
Wacky David Barton, who wrote a thoroughly debunked book about Thomas Jefferson, shares his take on global warming. Read more...
Rumored Senate Candidate David Barton: Climate Change Is God's 'Judgement' For Abortion
A so-called "historian," who radio host Glen Beck <A href="http://www.glennbeck.com/content/articles/article/198/42502/">hired</a> to teach at his online university and is now considering a run for the U.S. Senate, recently asserted that climate change was an example of God's judgment "on the spot" for sins like abortion. Read more...
Conservative host Glenn Beck and "historian" David Barton on Tuesday debuted a new show called "Foundations of Freedom" and suggested that history proved that school shootings could be prevented if all elementary school children were armed. Read more...
Video: David Barton tells Glenn Beck that the Smithsonian is lying about Jefferson’s beliefs David Barton wants a do-over. The imaginative pseudo-historian, whose aptly-titled book The Jefferson Lies was pulled last week after Read more...
Video: Jon Stewart and David Barton talk about The Jefferson Lies Citing “lost confidence in the book’s details,” David Barton’s publisher announced Thursday that it had decided to cease publication of his bestseller The Jefferson Lies, Read more...

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David Barton tells Kirk Cameron about how the Founding Fathers wanted bibles in schools Fake historian David Barton got a bit of what’s been coming to him on Wednesday, when NPR’s “All Things Considered” turned its polite, soft-spoken, Read more...
You may have seen David Barton on Jon Stewart the other night, or on several other shows, plugging his new book, "The Jefferson Lies." Barton is a right-wing fundie who's rewritten history to make Thomas Jefferson a religious man who never Read more...
As Americans gathered to celebrate their independence this past Fourth of July weekend, for some the festivities were tinged with sadness by the mounting evidence that many simply don't know their own nation's history. While a new study showed Read more...
I don't think HuckaJesus is actually going to run for president this time around because he's enjoying his good-paying gig over at Fox too much, but if he surprises me and does run, add this to the long list of items that should make him unelectable. Read more...
[media id=10899] We felt a sense of dread last November when Glenn Beck announced his "100-year plan" for America: Beck then describes "The Plan," w Read more...